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According to European Commission, 13.1 million tons of poultry meat was produced in the European Union (EU-28) in 2014 with an estimated generation of 3.1 million tons feather waste. At present the majority of poultry feathers are converted into low nutritional value animal food or disposed in landfills, causing environmental and health hazards.
The cluster ‘Innovatieve coatings’ aims to increase competitiveness and to create economic added value by promoting creativity and innovation in terms of products, processes and applications.

The development of new antimicrobial treatments is an area of continuing research. This entry takes a bird’s eye view on advances and focuses, in particular, on trends toward solvent-free chemistry by plasma-assisted coating deposition methods. General principles of antimicrobial and antifouling

In dit project, gesteund door Interreg V Vlaanderen-Nederland en de Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, onderzoekt Centexbel de mogelijkheden om textiel blauw te verven op basis van natuurlijke verfstoffen uit micro-algen, ter vervanging van de kunstmatige verfstof Briljant Blauw (E133).
Duratex is een Interreg V Frankrijk-Wallonië-Vlaanderen project met als doelstelling water-/olieafstotend en antimicrobieel textiel te realiseren voor bouw- en architectuurtoepassing. Het project is een onderdeel van de portefeuille GoToS3